Ten abandoned places, abandoned people

15 Декабрь, 2013


Hotel Salto. Colombia.

This is a continuation of the article: Abandoned Places, left by people.


4. Hotel Salto, Colombia

Located next to a huge waterfall near Bogota, Hotel del Salto was Open in 1928 year and was at the time very popular. But soon this place became contaminated and the number of tourists dropped sharply. The hotel closed in 1990 Year. Some people think, that's pretty good even, Since it was a large number of suicides by the waterfall. Now it's just a Museum.

The ancient ruined city, which remain a mystery.

5. Hashim Island, Japan

Hashim Island. Photo: Kntrty, Flickr

Located off the coast of Nagasaki in Japan spooky island, that has long been abandoned and all abandoned.




Thanks to his appearance warship, It is not surprising, Hashim Island commonly known as Battleship island» (GUNKANJIMA). And as it is called now? The Island – Ghost.

For almost a century (with 1887 along 1974 Year), the island was a densely populated coal mining facility, where thousands of workers were housed. Mitsubishi bought it in 1890 year and built the first large concrete building in Japan, with a height of nine stories.

With a population of 5259 people in 1959 Island area 6.3 HA was the most densely populated settlement on square metre in the world. But when coal-mine depletion and was closed, Hashim Island fell into ruins.

6. Fatehpur Sikri, India

Fatehpur Sikri, India. Photo: Gruv2007 Sikri.

Built by Emperor Akbar, widely held, Fatehpur Sikri was the most beautiful city in the world. It was a city of "dreaming limit", until people understood, that the city does not have access to water. After 10 years of existence of the city as the capital of the Mughal Empire it was abandoned, and today is a perfectly preserved city-century 16.


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